Can I ask you a simple question – do you know what you should do, if you drop your phone in water? Well, if your answer is no – then you should definitely read the article below. In this article we are going to show you how to save your phone and all that data and your favorite pictures on your smartphone – if you (accidently) drop your phone in water! Here’s how to aid your smartphone on its way to recovery after being drowned in the water. This method is very simple and easy to make. You just have to follow the simple instructions. Here’s what you need to do:
- Pull it out of the water
Yes, this is very important! You should pull it out of the water – immediately. Note: and remember, every second counts. After that, you need to switch it off!
- Switch it off
Well, many smartphones usually turn off automatically when it comes in contact with the water. But, if your smartphone is still switched on, power it off to prevent any short circuit. After that, you need to remove the battery!
- Remove the Battery
Well yes, if you have an iPhone – then you can’t remove the battery! But, if you have a smartphone, who has that option – then you should pull out the battery to cut off the power source of your handset.
- Pull out the Peripherals like SIM and SD cards
Now, you need to remove the covers that hide all the slots in the phone and pat it dry with a towel or a microfiber cloth. Note: and make sure you don’t use paper for drying as its leftover particles can clog the slots.
- Seal your smartphone in a vacuum bag
Just put your smartphone in a vacuum bag? Why – well, because this step will ensure that all the water is removed from your handset, especially the ports and slots.
- Drop your Handset in a Bowl of Rice
You should put your smartphone in a bowl of rice, or you can also use any other absorber or dehumidifier like silica gel. Put all the parts of your smartphone as well as the handset in a bowl of rice for two days and let the magic happen!
- The Moment of Truth
And finally – you can turn on your phone and hope for a miracle. Even though this technique has a reportedly high success rate, yet a fall in the water is often the worst thing that your smartphone may have to survive. Note: this is really important for you to remember – make sure you resist that urge to switch it on just for a second or so, to see how your smartphone is coming along. Give it at least two days of complete rest in a rice bowl. Most important! Never put your smartphone inside the microwave!We hope this guide will help you save your phone. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share with your friends and family. Thank You.